Definition of Sweet


  • the property of tasting as if it contains sugar
  • the taste experience when sugar dissolves in the mouth
  • a food rich in sugar
  • a dish served as the last course of a meal
  • English phonetician
    one of the founders of modern phonetics (1845-1912)
    - henry sweet


  • with sweetening added
    - sweet flavored
  • not soured or preserved
    "sweet milk"
  • not containing or composed of salt water
    "fresh water"
  • (used of wines) having a high residual sugar content
    "sweet dessert wines"
  • having a natural fragrance
    "odoriferous spices"
    "the odorous air of the orchard"
    "the perfumed air of June"
    "scented flowers"
    - sweet scented - sweet smelling
  • pleasing to the mind or feeling
    "sweet revenge"
  • pleasing to the senses
    "the sweet song of the lark"
    "the sweet face of a child"
  • pleasing to the ear
    "the dulcet tones of the cello"
    - mellisonant
  • having a sweet nature befitting an angel or cherub
    "an angelic smile"
    "a cherubic face"
    "looking so seraphic when he slept"
    "a sweet disposition"
  • having or denoting the characteristic taste of sugar


  • in an affectionate or loving manner (`sweet' is sometimes a poetic or informal variant of `sweetly')
    "Susan Hayward plays the wife sharply and sweetly"
    "how sweet the moonlight sleeps upon this bank"- Shakespeare
    "talking sweet to each other"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

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Unscramble sweet

33 unscramble word found using the letters sweet.

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